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Retailers, tech, health care companies lead US stocks higher

Aug 16, 2017

US stocks are rising as retailers including Urban Outfitters recover from their stumble a day ago

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Cambodia's tax agency denies crackdown is political

Aug 16, 2017

Cambodian tax authorities have denied there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government

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Target says turnaround efforts are bringing shoppers back

Aug 16, 2017

Target, which is remodeling stores and bolstering its online operations, showed signs Wednesday that the moves are starting to win back shoppers.

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Trump goes after Amazon, again

Aug 16, 2017

President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers."

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UnitedHealth CEO to step down after run of more than decade

Aug 16, 2017

UnitedHealth Group will change leaders next month by promoting long-time executive David Wichmann to CEO to replace Stephen Hemsley, who has led the nation's largest health insurer since 2006

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US home construction slumped in July

Aug 16, 2017

US housing starts fell 4.8 percent in July as apartment construction plunged

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Squeeze on UK living standards eases as wages pick up

Aug 16, 2017

Squeeze on living standards in Britain since last year's Brexit vote abates somewhat as wage growth picks up

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Edmunds: Many car buyers make wrong turn on financing

Aug 16, 2017

The rising cost of cars, along with impulse buying and long loan terms, have taken many car shoppers on a costly, possibly ruinous journey

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Swedes boosts defense budget over next 2 years

Aug 16, 2017

Sweden's center-left defense minister says a majority of lawmakers, including two center-right opposition parties, has agreed to boost the Swedish defense budget with an annual extra 2.7 billion kronor ($334 million) over the next two years

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Global stocks higher after US indexes take small losses

Aug 16, 2017

Global stock markets are mostly higher after US indexes took small losses and Washington and North Korea indicated their willingness to reduce nuclear tensions

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